Alan Erson (AUS)
Managing Director
Wildbear Entertainment

A writer, director, producer and commissioner of true stories for over 25 years, Alan Erson leads creative teams making science, arts, history and natural history content for global audiences.

Australian History has been a particular focus. Before joining specialist factual experts WildBear, Alan was the General Manager Australia and Head of Factual at Essential Media and Entertainment (Why Anzac with Sam Neill (ABC, Maori Television), The Great Australian Race Riot (SBS), Afghanistan: Inside Australia’s War (ABC), Australia: the Story of Us (Seven).

As ABC Head of Documentary and Factual he commissioned unprecedented volumes of history: First Footsteps, Contact, The PM is Missing, ….

His recent past tense shows at WildBear include Barrenjoey Road (ABC) and Mateship (Foxtel).